Emma J. Vanderpool Manns age 67 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, June 26, 2015 at the St. Mary’s Hospital in Huntington, West Virginia. She was born May 30, 1948 in Breathitt County, Kentucky to the late John and Elsie Davis Vanderpool. She was the wife of Sherman Manns, who survives.
Joyce Ann Mullins Elam age 70 of Campton, Kentucky passed away Friday, June 26, 2015 at the Morgan County ARH Hospital in West Liberty, Kentucky. She was born April 17, 1945 in Wolfe County, Kentucky to the late Herman and Ida Trusty Mullins.
Robert Dale McQuirt, age 59, a resident of Flynt Branch in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Wells Hospice Center in Hazard, Kentucky.
Mr. McQuirt was born February 28, 1956 in Columbus, Ohio the son of Lula Mae Puckett McQuirt and the late Carl Walter McQuirt.
Mr. McQuirt was employed as an operator in the telecommunications field until his retirement. He served his country in the US Navy until being honorably discharged.
Tony Ray Fletcher age 43 of Gun Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. He was born April 9, 1972 in Paintsville, Kentucky to Dwayne and Mary Sue Gipson Fletcher, who survive.
Howard Hensley age 85 of Lacey Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Paul B. Hall Medical Center in Paintsville, Kentucky. He was born February 2, 1930 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Clarence and Mae Lyon Hensley. Howard was a former County Court Clerk in Magoffin County, Kentucky. He was the husband of Mella “Dot” Isaac Hensley, who preceded him in death.
Rocky Lane Jenkins age 63 of Pricey Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 at his home. Rocky was born November 3, 1951 in Johnson County, Kentucky to the late Garland Jenkins and Betty Helton Jenkins who survives. Rocky was a retired Coal Miner and an employee of the Magoffin County Funeral Home.
Lowell Arnett Sr., age 68, a resident of East Mountain Parkway in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Friday, June 19, 2015 at his home.
Mr. Arnett was born June 13, 1947 in Royalton, Kentucky the son of the late Owren and Anna Howard Arnett. Also, preceding him in death is brother, Paul Edward Arnett; and sister, Maetta Faye Shepherd.
Mr. Arnett was employed as an electrician with IBEW Loral Union #0183 until his retirement. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and National Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Jessie Jo Mann Reed of West Liberty, KY, passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Morgan County ARH, at the age of 103 years, 8 months, and 3 days. She was born Sunday, October 15, 1911, at Harper, KY, daughter of the late Thomas Bentley Mann & Laura Harper Mann Whitt.
Jessie was united in marriage to Birch Reed. This union was blessed with seven children, Jack, Beachie, Betty, Emily, JoAnn, Pam, and Tommy. She was a homemaker, devoting her life to care for her family and her home. She was a Christian and attended the Bethany Baptist Church as her health permitted.
Ernest Ray Taulbee, age 70, a resident of Rt. 30 in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Thursday, June 18, 2015 at his home.
Mr. Taulbee was born March 12, 1945 in LaPorte, Indiana the son of the late Willie Gordon and Mollie Smith Taulbee. Also, preceding him in death is one sister, Erna Jean Taulbee; and brother, Charles Patrick Taulbee.
Virginia Rose Gipson Perkins age 77 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015 at her home. She was born September 28, 1937 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Dewey and Viola Joseph Gipson. She was the wife of Forrest “JR” Perkins, who survives. Survivors also include four sons; Carl Ray Perkins, Billy Joe Perkins, James Phillip Perkins and Benny Dewey Perkins all of Salyersville, Kentucky, four daughters; Judy Ann Roberts, Wilma Jean Cole, Sandra Kay Saylor and Barbara Gail Saylor all of Salyersville, Kentucky, two brothers, Charles D.